Breaking Up Quotes
Forget about eternal love, puppies and rainbows. These are fantasies peddled by greeting card companies. The sad truth is that we will all face break ups and end up cuddling with our cats while stuffing ourselves with ice cream. These break up quotes about falling out of love, the end of relationships at least let you know that other people have felt exactly the same way. This is page 1 of 2 pages of Break Up Quotes.
What do you say when love ends? This collection of quotes about breaking up, divorce and separation may help you find the right words.
Break Up Quotes
There is no living with thee, nor without thee. -- Martial (Roman Poet)
And love is loveliest when embalm'd in tears. -- Sir Walter Scott, The Lady of the Lake
It is impossible to love a second time what we have really ceased to love. -- Rouchefoucauld.
After all, My erstwhile dear,
My no longer cherished,
Need we say it was no love,
Just because it perished?
--- Edna St. Vincent Millay
Why should a foolish marriage vow
Which long ago was made,
Oblige us to each other now
When passion is decayed?
-- John Dryden (1631-1700)
The loss of love is a terrible thing; they lie who say that death is worse. -- Countee Cullen
Since there's no help, come let us kiss and part;
Nay, I have done, you get no more of me,
And I am glad, yea glad with all my heart
That thus so cleanly U myself can free.
-- Michael Drayton (1563-1631)
It is obviously quite difficult to be no longer loved when we are still in love, but it is incomparably more painful to be loved when we ourselves no longer love. -- Georges Courteline
I'd like to help you in your struggle to be free
There must be fifty ways to leave your lover.
-- Paul Simon
And wilt thou leave me thus,
That hath loved thee so long
In wealth and woe among:
And is thy heart so strong
As for to leave me thus?
-- Thomas Wyatt (1503-1542)
He taught me housekeeping; when I divorce I keep the house. -- Zsa Zsa Gabor
Women's hearts are like old china, none the worse for a break or two. -- W. Somerset Maugham
For the memory of love is sweet, though the love itself were in vain. And what I have lost of pleasure, assuage what I find of pain.
'Tis better to have loved and lost, than never to have loved at all. -- Alfred, Lord Tennyson (In Memoriam)
Why waste your tears on someone who makes you cry? -- Kristen Dunst
Now I know I've got a heart, because it's breaking.
— The Tin Man to Dorothy in The Wizard of Oz, 1939
The way to love anything is to realize that it might be lost.
-- G. K. Chesterton
You don't die of a broken heart, you only wish you did.
-- Marilyn Peterson
Faithless to one, faithful to one. -- Lyly (quotes about cheating)
Divorces are made in heaven. -- Oscar Wilde
I never knew but one woman who would not take gold - and she took diamonds. -- Horace Walpole (1717-1797)
Love is the word used to label the sexual
excitement of the young, the habituation of the
middle-aged, and the mutual dependence of the old. -- John Ciardi
No young man is ever jilted; he is allowed to escape. -- Meredith
The only solid and lasting peace between a man and his wife is doubtless a separation. -- Lord Chesterfield
Love: Two minds without a single thought.
The anger of lovers renews their love. -- Terence, The Woman of Andros (166 B.C.)
Where love fails we espy all faults. -- John Ray (1670)
Alimony -- The ransom that the happy pay to the devil.
-- H.L. Mencken
Friendship often ends in love; but love in friendship--never
--Charles Caleb Colton
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